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Wrapping up my Challenge…

Throughout this year folks have asked which part of the “Challenge” was my favorite. I would have to say hands down, sharing the adventure with my wife, Sas. For many of the events this was her first experience with them, … Continue reading

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The last and final event!!!! The Mt Washington Bicycle Hillclimb

How lucky am I - to even have the opportunity, the luck, the health, and the support to attempt this “Challenge” in the first place, much less to share it all with Sas!! Sas and I decided to stay up in … Continue reading

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24 Hours of Great Glen

This was to be the only event not “on or up” the Auto Road. I added it as a little bonus since it was held at the base of the Auto Road and put on by the same great folks … Continue reading

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Looks like it will be the 5 hours of Millstone

After 5 hours and 15 mins my body is done! It is a great course but tough! Only about 5% is double track to allow you sit up and take the pressure off the arms. My triceps are totally shot … Continue reading

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Picnicking in Comfort ….

Okay – should I feel bad having a great picnic lunch with Tim’s family while he’s out on the trail for his 4th loop? Nah … I’d like to think he’s enjoying his own version of fun (maybe) He came … Continue reading

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Settling in …. lunch anyone?

Okay – second loop completed! I guess at the finish of the next loop, Tim indicated that he’ll need something to eat for sure. Riders (and spectators alike) are settling into a steady rhythm now – time enough to get … Continue reading

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First loop … Done!

His first lap – and he’s “having fun!” losing some air in tires (apparently Tim kept them soft for tree roots), but a stop in the pit and he’s good to go! He’s on his planned time – about 56 … Continue reading

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Perfect start to a 12 hour bike race!

So … they’re off (exactly on time at 9 am)!!! Tim was content to start off in the back of the field – as planned, since he is riding solo, single speed … It’s a beautiful, cool, slightly windy, and … Continue reading

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The 12 Hours of Millstone VT

Well Sas and I have been enjoying a few weeks at home!! I have gotten in some solid road and mountain bike rides during that time as well. I am also continuing to run as part of my training…. The truck is … Continue reading

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Newton’s Revenge… What a fitting name for my first cycling climb up the Auto Road!

Climbing anything uphill is all about power to weight ratio, and as I get older it has been very tough to gear either of these where I would want them It always amuses me that just because I do active … Continue reading

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